NPF-GRAPPA Dermatology-Rheumatology Collaborative Initiative - Dallas

Dallas, TX US
April 23, 2016

NPF and GRAPPA will provide live, local education for rheumatologists, dermatologists, primary care providers and allied health in 5 regional conferences planned for 2016.   Each conference will feature nationally recognized experts, chosen from the members of each organization. Attendees will receive a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM through didactic lectures, case-based presentations, and breakout sessions demonstrating physical exams and ultrasound techniques on patients.   During the sessions, questions will be asked using an electronic audience response system, and learner participation will be encouraged throughout the sessions, especially during the hands-on portion of the physical exam and the Ask an Expert session. The session will also feature a patient speaker who will inform the audience about quality of life considerations with psoriatic disease. 

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Celgene Corporation, Janssen Biotech, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer.

Target Audience

Dermatologists, Rheumatologists, Allied Health Care Providers

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

• Discuss the epidemiology, clinical features, and classification of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA)

• Describe current understanding of the pathogenesis of psoriasis and PsA

• Implement most recent methods to assess and treat psoriasis and PsA

• Identify and better manage key co-morbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and their impact

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Accreditation

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the National Psoriasis Foundation. OHSU is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians.

    Credit

    OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course opens: 
12/08/2015
Course expires: 
04/30/2016
Event starts: 
04/23/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/23/2016 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Dallas Marriott Suites Medical/Market Center
2493 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
United States

Program Chairs

Philip Mease, M.D.
Director, Rheumatology Research
Swedish Medical Center
Clinical Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

 

Amit Garg, M.D.
Chair of Dermatology
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Manhasset, New York

Session Faculty

Amit Garg, M.D.
Chair of Dermatology
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Manhasset, New York

Philip Mease, M.D.
Director, Rheumatology Research
Swedish Medical Center
Clinical Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

John J. Cush, M.D.
Director of Clinical Rheumatology
Baylor Research Institute
Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology
Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas, Texas

Catherine Bakewell, M.D.
Clinical Faculty
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
Rheumatologist
Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake Clinic

Salt Lake City, Utah

Colby Evans, M.D.
Dermatologist
Evans Dermatology Partners
Austin, Texas

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/08/2015
Course expires: 
04/30/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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